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591, A bust of Cleopatra, full-faced, bare-breasted, with a vulture headdress, holding a snake. Very high relief.

  • Record Number: 40004899
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 591
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: A bust of Cleopatra, full-faced, bare-breasted, with a vulture headdress, holding a snake. Very high relief.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 367
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 591
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 18x15
  • Comments: Set in a mount with inset stones; mount 25x20.
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